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Definition/QuoteLiterary Device
'The clocks of the Eastward churches were striking five, the candles were wasted out, the fire was dead, and the wind and rain intensified the thick black darkness.'
'It was a night when thick fog drifted through the streets.'
'I'll give you the moon and the stars.'
'That filthy nimwit doesn't deserve to live.'
When information in the novel allows you to infer a character's traits
'The air about them was moving with with delicious fragrence that comes when the sun's touch is gentle.'
“It was wretched weather; stormy and wet, stormy and wet; and mud, mud, mud, deep in all the streets”
'She was having a Jonah day.'
When a non-sentient object or idea is treated as if it has human mental traits.
An object that hints at a greater meaning or stands in for something significant
The use of words with high connotative meaning.
'The lazy languid line lingered.'
The repeated use of a word or phrase for effect
Definition/QuoteLiterary Device
Sensory language that involves sight
A reference in a novel or poem to a historical event, person, or work of art.
Anything in a piece of writing that is not meant literally.
Descriptions of physical sensations
'Fear knocked on the door. Faith answered. There was no one there.'
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
'She danced as gracefully as a swan.'
When the author gives you information or hints at what might come ahead.
When two or more sentences or phrases have the same sentence structure, but not the exact same words.
'Life is a journey.'
When the author specifically tells you a character's traits.
Exaggeration used to help the reader understand something.

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